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Robert Corrigan plans future after stepping down as SF State president

Kelly Goff May 16, 2012

After serving 24 years as president of SF State, Robert A. Corrigan is looking forward to the days when he can read a book for pleasure, work on writing a history of the University and just take a few...

Vice President Nava speaks to students occupying administration building

Audrey Arthur April 13, 2011

Robert J. Nava, vice president for University Advancement, is currently speaking to students occupying the Administration building. Nava is answering questions regarding the cuts to the University imposed...

Sunshine and words of advice illuminate 2016 Commencement at AT&T Park

Sunshine and words of advice illuminate 2016 Commencement at AT&T Park

Kelsey Lannin May 28, 2016

The aromas of perfume and barbeque sauce mingled in the breezy McCovey Cove air as graduates, their friends and their family filtered into sunny AT&T Park for the 2016 SF State Commencement on Friday. After...

Jonas Rivera poses for a portrait with models of some of the characters from movies he has worked on at Pixar in Emeryville on Friday, May 13, 2016. Rivera recently won an Oscar as executive producer for the movie Inside Out and is an SF State alumni. ( Ryan McNulty / Xpress )

Oscar-winner Jonas Rivera to share his story with graduates at commencement

Emily Chavous May 18, 2016

Accepting an Academy Award is one of those seemingly intangible pipe dreams that most people only fantasize about. For SF State alumnus Jonas Rivera, the Oscar-winning producer behind Pixar’s 2015 film...

SF State mens cross country team stand on the stage during student athlete awards banquet at SF State Student Event Center Tuesday, May.10. (Qing Huang/Xpress)

Student Athletes Awarded at Annual Banquet

Christopher Contreras May 11, 2016

After practically living in their practice and game uniforms for an entire season, SF State student athletes got to dress up and put on their best for the end of the year Student Athlete Banquet. Held...

Climate change is a shared crisis

The scientific consensus is clear and overwhelming; climate change is real and accelerating every second. In the last year alone, we have experienced record-breaking heat and droughts that have impacted...

SF State discussing multi-million-dollar facility with Giants Community Fund

Tyler Lehman March 15, 2016

SF State and the Giants Community Fund are in preliminary talks to construct a $3.5 million multi-functional facility for the Junior Giants by Maloney Field, for which the California State University...

Jose Garcia Ramirez, right, and his girl friend Rosmery Huapaya stand together for a photo with the Giants World Series Trophies in the Cesar Chavez student center Wednesday, Feb. 4.

World Series trophies make their way to SF State

Elizabeth Carranza February 3, 2015

The San Francisco Giants will treat SF State faculty and students to a display of the three World Series trophies Wednesday at Jack Adams Hall. The event was created by SF State’s University Advancement...

Wendy Bloom, Campus Planner points to a before and after illustration at her computer of the wellness center is being built at SF State at Font and Lake Merced Boulevards Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. The center will open in 2018, free for SF States and a fee for faculty. Amanda Peterson / Xpress.

Future wellness center named after alumni donor

Dayvon Dunaway October 16, 2014

Funding for a new performing arts center will be redirected to construct a $86 million recreation and wellness center, which was recently named after the donor who contributed the largest individual primary...

University continues international partnerships following trip to China

Dayvon Dunaway October 1, 2014

SF State President Leslie E. Wong signed a letter of intent to build a partnership between a Chinese university and the College of Business Sept. 24, marking another presidential visit this year to create...

$2.1 million gym renovations invite SF State athletics into the 21st century

Chloe Johnson September 12, 2014

Standing at the free-throw line of the basketball court, Don Nasser, the primary funder for renovations to the gym and a University alumnus, could not quite make the shot. President Leslie E. Wong then...

UPDATED: President Wong partners with Mexican university

Michael Barba August 29, 2014

UPDATED: President Leslie E. Wong signed SF State into its first partnership with a Mexican university Aug. 29 at their campus in Tijuana, opening doors for an exchange of students, faculty and research...

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